Eero Pro 6 and Netgear Orbi RBK752 both deliver great AX4200 Wi-Fi 6 speeds with enough coverage for most homes. Eero takes the lead in ease of use and expansion options with Orbi offering more in-depth controls.
Eero finally has a mesh solution fast enough for gigabit connection with the Eero Pro 6. The Eero Pro is still fast enough for most people but if you need more speed than your older mesh can provide, the Eero Pro 6 is a great choice.
Home networking can get a little complicated. But learning about your internet system can ensure that you know more about the internet plan to get, and the right devices to buy. What about a router and modem? Here's everything you need to know.
Wi-Fi 6 helps the Eero Pro 6 mesh system deliver gigabit speeds all around the home while the standard Eero 6 can deliver up to 500Mbps. Both routers work with the entire Eero line of of routers for expansion and are set up with the Eero app.
If your household is all-in on streaming, the Linksys Velop AX4200 might just be the best router for you. But that doesn't just mean the usual Netflix streaming — it also means streaming VR games to your Oculus Quest 2, or Xbox games to your smartphone.
Linksys next-generation Velop AX4200 delivers blazing-fast Wi-Fi 6 connectivity for your entire house. It also supports Linksys Intelligent Mesh technology, so you can add to your existing Linksys-powered network without hassle.
A single Eero Pro 6 router covers up to 2,000 sq ft with the three-pack offering 6,000 sq ft. If you need more, you can add additional routers or even other Eeros including the Eero 6 Extender if you don;'t need full gigabit speed.
Each Eero 6 router covers up to 1,500 sq ft with a pack of three covering up to 5,000 sq ft but every house is different. It's very likely that you'll need to expand your Eero 6 mesh later on if you have a lot of interference in your home.
If you need to fill in some dead zone in your home Wi-Fi coverage, there are plenty of extenders to choose from whether you need something with a ton of speed or just need a little extra boost in one room.
The TP-Link Deco M9 Plus is a fast mesh router that can create a strong mesh network from scratch or add on to an existing Deco mesh. The Deco M5 is a great value but it lags behind in overall speed and coverage.
Almost every company that makes Android phones has a model with Wi-Fi 6 support now. For the most part, Wi-Fi 6 is still only on high-end phones but as the prices keep coming down, Wi-Fi 6 is making a lot more sense for a lot of people.
Building a mesh network for your home Wi-Fi has never been easier with routers from companies like Netgear and eero. Eero seeks to make mesh networks as easy and attractive as possible, and in many ways, succeeds.